Orlando: Vigils held after US’ deadliest shooting
Vigils held across the US after deadliest shooting spree in country’s history targets gay nightclub in Florida.
The US Is Preparing to Oust President Evo Morales
US intelligence agencies have ramped up their operations intended to remove Bolivian President Evo Morales from office. All options are on the table, including assassination. Barack Obama, who sees the weakening of Latin America’s “hostile bloc of populist states” as one of his administration’s foreign-policy victories, intends to buoy this success before stepping down.
Venezuela’s Struggle to Survive
Amid a reassertion of U.S.-backed neoliberal policies in Latin America, Venezuela’s socialist government totters at a tipping point, beset by a severe economic crisis, but Lisa Sullivan sees a ground-up struggle of Venezuelans to survive.
Lula Leads Protests in Brazil Against Temer Government
Brazilians continue to denounce the Senate’s removal of President Dilma Rousseff.
Argentina to suspend RT from national broadcasting
The Argentinian state media authority has decided to suspend the nationwide broadcast of RT Spanish. In 2014, RT became the first foreign TV channel to be shown on national television in Argentina.
WikiLeaks to publish more Hillary Clinton emails – Julian Assange
New release likely to fan controversy and provide further ammunition for Republican presidential rival Donald Trump
War With Russia Without Public Debate?
NATO is continuing its military buildup and “exercises” on Russia’s borders, Moscow is taking “counter-measures,” while the US mainstream media remains silent.
NATO threatens Putin with war!
In advance of next month’s NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland, the western military alliance has organised a massive military build-up in Eastern Europe, heightening the danger of a military conflict with nuclear-armed Russia.
Al Qaeda’s Zawahiri backs new Taliban chief Akhundzada
Al Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri has endorsed new Taliban chief Akhundzada in a video message, according to a monitoring site. Experts believe al Qaeda’s pledge could be an attempt to curtail IS’ expansion in Afghanistan.
The Nuclear Codes Come With Big Challenges For Clinton Or Trump
Whatever your take on the presidential race, Tuesday’s primary results make it all but certain that, come January, President Obama will hand over the keys to the White House?—?and the nuclear codes?—?to Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump.
The true cost of your cheap clothes: slave wages for Bangladesh factory workers
Everyone loves a bargain but the true cost of that latest wardrobe addition is pitiful wages for Bangladesh’s legion of factory workers, writes Simon Parry.